The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction – the UK’s only annual book award for fiction written by a woman—announces its shortlist. The winner of the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2015 will receive a cheque for £30,000 and a limited edition bronze award known as a ‘Bessie’ – both are anonymously endowed.
The winner will be announced June 3, 2015.
The Bees by Laline Paull [Ecco]
Outline by Rachel Cusk [Faber & Faber]
How to Be Both by Ali Smith [Penguin]
A God in Every Stone by Kamila Shamsie [Bloomsbury]
A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler [Knopf]
The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters [Riverhead]